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Shell Companies and Fraud: An Investigative Primer: Self-guided training
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Shell Companies and Fraud: An Investigative Primer: Self-guided training

By on May 20, 2013

The self-guided training from this webinar — Shell Companies and Fraud: An Investigative Primer — will help you understand the characteristics of shell companies, their legitimate and illegitimate purposes in the business sector, and methods for backgrounding and connecting intricate webs of firms and individuals scattered around the globe.

Breaking Local Stories with Economic Data: Self-guided training
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Breaking Local Stories with Economic Data: Self-guided training

The free workshop, “Breaking Local Stories with Economic Data,” was originally held in Louisville, Ky., on Feb. 27, 2013. Two additional workshops by the same title will be held in Washington on April 4 and San Antonio on June 19. Check out materials for Louisiana, Texas and Washington, D.C. below. Government data offer unparalleled opportunities […]

5 Local Economic Stories to Jump on Now: Self-guided training
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5 Local Economic Stories to Jump on Now: Self-guided training

This self-guided training will help you find “5 Local Economic Stories to Jump on Now.” Join Marilyn Geewax, national economics correspondent for NPR, as she guides you through the top economic issues facing Congress and the president and how you can localize those stories.

Investigating Public Pensions: Self-guided training
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Investigating Public Pensions: Self-guided training

The free webinar, “Investigating Public Pensions,” originally took place Dec. 4, 2012.

Craig Harris, 2011 Barlett & Steele Gold Award winner, breaks down essential tips and tools that led to his investigative project on public pensions at The Arizona Republic.

California's Cap-and-Trade Law - What You Need to Know: Self-guided training
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California’s Cap-and-Trade Law – What You Need to Know: Self-guided training

The free webinar, “California’s Cap-and-Trade Law — What You Need to Know,” took place Oct. 29, 2012.

California’s cap-and-trade program to limit carbon emissions economywide kicks into high gear in 2013, and the first auction of greenhouse gas allowances is set for Nov. 14, 2012. Tune into this hourlong session with UCLA economist Matthew Kahn on what you need to know about this new initiative, part of California’s Global Warming Solutions Act (Assembly Bill 32, or AB 32).

Unlocking Financial Statements: Self-guided training (2012)
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Unlocking Financial Statements: Self-guided training (2012)

The free webinar, “Unlocking Financial Statements,” was originally held May 14-18, 2012. Jimmy Gentry, award-winning professor at the University of Kansas, continues the popular, weeklong training with tips for analyzing corporate financial statements. This free webinar was also offered in 2011 and 2010. AGENDA Day One: Introduction to financial statements Day Two: The income statement […]

Business Editing in Depth -- 10 Things You'd Better Know: Self-guided training
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Business Editing in Depth — 10 Things You’d Better Know: Self-guided training

“Business Editing in Depth — 10 Things You’d Better Know,” was a breakout session presented by Merrill Perlman at the American Copy Editors Society’s annual conference on April 13, 2012. Perlman will present a one-hour webinar on the same topic at noon and 4 p.m. ET on May 1, 2012.

Economics reporter Tim Logan on juggling a complex beat and telling 'people' stories
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Economics reporter Tim Logan on juggling a complex beat and telling ‘people’ stories

For Tim Logan, being a successful economics reporter for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch means taking important national economic issues and making them relevant at the local level.  Logan spent most of 2010 working on a series called “Can St. Louis Compete?” with his colleague, business columnist David Nicklaus.  As St. Louis began emerging from the recession, Logan knew […]

Using EMMA to Find Great Stories in Municipal Bonds: Self-guided training
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Using EMMA to Find Great Stories in Municipal Bonds: Self-guided training

The two-day webinar, “Using EMMA to Find Great Stories in Municipal Bonds,” takes place March 27-28, 2012. | At the bottom of this page, you’ll find links to complete the self-guided training. You can also access video tutorials on different types of searches on EMMA here. EMMA is to municipal bonds what EDGAR is to […]